Tag Archive: Youth

N9NE Teen Ghosts Preview

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N9NE Teen Ghosts By Ron Knight  This book is dedicated to nine teens that had to overcome the horror of having their own ghost drag them to the grave.  The names of the students, along with their school, have been changed in order to protect their identity.  1  September 9th, 1999  Doing eighty miles an …

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Youth Author Program

The Youth Author Program is for students that love writing stories, poetry, and drawing pictures, while exploring different ways to enjoy reading books. In addition, YAP will provide opportunities for students and teachers, along with increasing the book selection in classrooms. (For grades 3rd through 5th and middle school.)  YAP Events  Classrooms need a larger …

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Middle School Students Connecting Through Reading

I understand as an author that connecting with the reader is the most important goal. For students, that goal can be extremely difficult. I  know that middle school students will have little patience for a book. The story must start fast, continue to read fast, and have a terrific ending. Most authors that write for a younger …

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Alta Vista Elementary: Every child successful…everyday.

Alta Vista caught my attention, because they have so many programs to assist their students along with my favorite subject: Aspiring Youth Authors.  Here are just a couple examples for this summer:  The Flying Eagles Program: Teachers provide intensive instruction for reading and math. This is for all students entering third grade and is based …

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Students Should Be Thrilled

Here are some complaints that I’ve heard in just the last week. A mother in Target said to me, “My daughter is in fourth grade. There is nothing for her to read. And looking at the young adult section, there is nothing appropriate when she goes to middle school. And a lot of these books …

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